Events

Sunday, September 10

Connecting Lines

Presented by the Portland Art Museum's Center for Contemporary Native Art (CCNA). In 1838, the Cherokee People were forcibly and illegally removed from their...

Portland Art Museum  
Gay Softball World Series 2017

The Gay Softball World Series returns to Portland for the first time since 2002. This softball series raises the level of player experience for all...

Multiple locations  
High Hopes: The Journey of John F. Kennedy

On November 22, 1963, the 35th President of the United States, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, was assassinated while riding in a motorcade through the streets of...

Oregon Historical Society  
Jennifer Steinkamp

The Portland Art Museum is pleased to announce an exhibition featuring the internationally renowned media artist Jennifer Steinkamp (American, born 1958)....

Portland Art Museum  
Pompeii: The Exhibition

Experience the splendor of Ancient Rome and travel back in time to 79 A.D. when Pompeii bustled as a commercial port and strategic military and trading city....

OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry)  
Portland Dragon Boat Festival

Please join on September 9th and 10th for the 11th year of dragon boat racing at Portland's Tom McCall Waterfront Park!

Governor Tom McCall Waterfront Park  
Representing: Vernacular Photographs of, by, and for African Americans

"This newly-curated exhibition of personal and family photography goes as far back as the turn of the 20th century. The show prominently features images from...

Portland Art Museum  
Rose City Comic Con

Portland's premier pop-culture event, Rose City Comic Con is produced locally with a focus on creating a fun and friendly event for everyone! While their...

Oregon Convention Center  
The Corn Maize at the Pumpkin Patch

Portland’s original cornfield maze celebrates its 19th season at The Pumpkin Patch on beautiful Sauvie Island in Portland, Oregon. Craig Easterly, founder of...

The Pumpkin Patch  
Time-Based Art (TBA) Festival

Called “the best contemporary summer festival in the country” by The New York Times, Portland’s Time-Based Art Festival (TBA) returns every September with 10...

Various locations  
Hortus Santiatum: Finding Wellness in Nature

This series of encaustic paintings explores the longstanding role of nature and the natural environment in our well-being. Drawing inspiration from the...

University of Portland - Buckley Center Gallery  
Columbia Gorge Waterfalls and Mt. Hood Tour

Offered by Wildwood Adventures. Species seen nowhere else in the world, dramatic basalt lava flows nearly a mile deep, and some of the world's most beautiful...

Director Park  
Grand Opening: The Market Exhibit

Come one come all to The Market, newly renovated to a garden, grocery store, cafe, food truck and farmer’s market stall. Explore the role of food in our...

Portland Children's Museum  
A Streetcar Named Delicious Coffee Tour

A rich variety of renowned cafes and pioneering micro-roasters can be found in each of Portland’s diverse neighborhoods, but there’s no better way to explore...

Cup & Bar  
Heart 2 Heart Petting Zoo

Cuddle piglets, baby goats, bunnies and other cute critters on Sauvie Island. Afterwards, enjoy berry picking at Bella Organics.

Bella Organic Farm  
Inspirations of Classical China

Inspirations of Classical China joins a group of artists with common interests in Chinese culture and its arts. Although they come from different parts of...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Kelli MacConnell

An exhibition of work by artist Kelli MacConnell will be on display at Lan Su Chinese Garden this August and September, 2017. As an avid hiker and...

Lan Su Chinese Garden  
Parting Shots: Images of Portland, 1938-1942

Parting Shots examines nationally renowned 20th-century photographer Minor White, focusing on some of his earliest work when he was in Portland between...

Architectural Heritage Center  
Picturing Oregon

In conjunction with the Museum’s 125th anniversary, Picturing Oregon offers an extraordinary opportunity to reflect on the importance of place and to...

Portland Art Museum  
Untold Stories of Pittock Mansion Treasures

Pittock Mansion has artifacts whose stories are rarely told: a punch bowl purchased as a souvenir from an 1898 trip to a Czech spa town, a toy swing Governor...

Pittock Mansion  
Walk to End Alzheimer's Portland

Approximately 4,000 people from the Portland metro area are expected at the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s to raise awareness and funds to...

Portland International Raceway  
Bill Will: Fun House

The fertile imagination of Bill Will, a veteran Portland conceptual sculptor and installation artist, is on full display in this extensive installation at...

Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art at Lewis & Clark College  
Bloody Mary Festival

From the Pearl to Clinton-Richmond, The Bloody Mary Festival has scoured Portland for the craftiest and most delicious Bloody Marys. Tickets include 2.5...

North Warehouse  
King Market Cooks: Outdoor Classroom Series - Tressa Yellig from Broth Bar

Just in time for autumn, learn how to make your own delicious, nourishing bone broth and ways to dress it up from Tressa, owner of Broth Bar, Portland’s...

Portland Farmers Market- King  
Paella Sundays

Chesa presents Paella Sundays with food, drinks and tunes on the patio.

Chesa  
Portland Picnic Wine Tasting Festival

Throw down your picnic blanket and taste from a lineup of more than 75 delicious wines from around the world at the Portland Picnic. Breakside Brewing is...

Westmoreland Park  
Randall David Tipton: New Paintings

Randall David Tipton had his first solo show at White Bird Gallery in 1987. Over the past 30 years, the artist has developed a highly original painting style...

White Bird Gallery  
Serbian Festival 2017

The 11th Annual Serbian Festival is a celebration of food, wine, dance and culture of the Serbian Orthodox people. There will be delicious Serbian food...

Saint Stephans Serbian Orthodox Church  
Alejandra Laviada: Geometry of Space

This exhibition will be on display, along with Eunjong Lee's Seoul Physiognomy, from September 7–October 1, 2017. First Thursday Opening Reception:...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Wine Flight

Pairings Portland raises the “stakes” with their Buffy the Vampire Slayer wine flight! Come savor eight wines paired to eight classic BtVS characters for...

Pairings Portland  
Cannon Beach Cottage & Garden Tour

Attention history hounds, architecture enthusiasts and the coastally curious: It's almost time to put on your walking shoes to take a tour through Cannon...

Cannon Beach History Center & Museum  
Converge 45: You In Mind

Lita Albuquerque, Laurie Anderson, Tannaz Farsi, Ann Hamilton, Jessie Henson, David Horvitz and James Lavadour. Converge 45 presents its second year of...

Disjecta Contemporary Art Center  
Eunjong Lee: Seoul Physiognomy

This exhibition will be on display, along with Alejandra Laviada's Geometry of Space, from September 7–October 1, 2017. First Thursday Opening Reception:...

Blue Sky Gallery / Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts  
Summer's End Festival With Bike Ride and Parade

You are invited to the Summer’s End Festival, with bike ride and parade hosted by Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church. Mark your calendars and bring your...

Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church  
TBA:17 (self) | Curated by Stephanie Snyer and Samiya Bashir

“Nothing without the sound / won’t show me things / I need to hear you talking.” —Fred Moten (self). The word on the wind disperses, while the body becomes...

Reed College: Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery  
TBA:17 Will Rawls | In Conversation with Lydia Brawner

Artist and writer Will Rawls discusses his durational performance, i make me [sic] for PICA, touching on the range of forms and influences in his...

PICA at West End  
Forktown Food Tours North Mississippi Avenue

North Mississippi Avenue is a historic, artsy and exciting neighborhood on Portland’s north side. It's a "must see" for out-of-town visitors and one of...

Exact meeting location sent to you after booking  
Learn to Dye Sock Blanks

Prerequisites: None! Description: Hand painted sock blanks are SO HOT right now! And here is your opportunity to dye your very own sock blank - under the...

Ewethful Fiber Farm  
Ingenio Play Fest

Ingenio Milagro is a play and playwright development program for Latina/o playwrights. It serves as an intrinsic step in the development of new full-length...

Milagro Theatre  
La La Land in Concert

Experience the original musical film like never before with a live symphony orchestra! Winner of 6 Academy Awards® including Best Original Score, La La Land...

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall  
Spinning Into Butter

Political Correctness: 1. Of, relating to, or supporting broad social, political, and educational change, especially to redress historical injustices in...

The Vault Theater  
TBA:17 Bouchra Ouizguen | Corbeaux

“I wanted to take over the streets and fill them with a horde of crows. Like an immediate act, a sound sculpture, raw and urgent, resounding...

PICA at Hancock  
TBA:17 Houses: Community, Creativity, and Competition

In celebration of Pepper Pepper and friends’ fifth and final edition of Critical Mascara: A Post-Realness Drag Ball at TBA, don’t miss this roundtable and...

PICA at West End  
How the Other Half Loves

The opening play of Sandy Actors Theatre’s new season provides a perfect escape from the heat with an uproarious comedy, Alan Ayckbourn’s How the Other Half...

Sandy Actors Theatre  
In the Thick of It

Stories of postpartum depression, anxiety and psychosis from the women who lived them. We are not alone in this darkness. And when we are in the thick of it,...

TaborSpace  
BeerQuest Haunted Pub Tour

The Old Town Historic District in downtown Portland, Oregon is filled with beautiful old buildings and cobblestone streets. Lively with drinking...

Kells Irish Restaurant & Pub  
TBA:17 Hazel Hill McCarthy III | Bight of the Twin

Part of THEMSELVES curated by Kristan Kennedy Bight of the Twin tells the story of Genesis Breyer P-Orridge and the Los Angeles-based artist and filmmaker...

NW Film Center/Whitsell Auditorium  
TBA:17 Bouchra Ouizguen | Corbeaux

“I wanted to take over the streets and fill them with a horde of crows. Like an immediate act, a sound sculpture, raw and urgent, resounding...

PICA at Hancock  
TBA:17 Becca Blackwell | They, Themself and Schmerm

U.S. West Coast Premiere: Part classic standup comedy special, part teen zine vomit confessional, They, Themself and Schmerm is Becca’s disturbingly...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
Cabaret

Cabaret 7pm

Directed by Ron Daum Musical Direction by Beth Noelle Choreography by Laura Hiszcyznskyj A musical based on John Van Druten's 1951 play I Am a Camera,...

Lakewood Center for the Arts  
Mortified

Mortified 7pm

Hailed a "cultural phenomenon" by Newsweek and celebrated by This American Life, The Today Show, The Onion AV Club, Entertainment Weekly and beyond,...

Alberta Rose Theatre  
An Octoroon

An Octoroon 7:30pm

"In a rollicking funhouse critique of racial representations in American culture, playwright (and MacArthur “genius” fellowship recipient) Branden...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
The Crackwalker by Judith Thompson

The play takes a hard look at the “permanently unemployable” that fall through the cracks of social services. The author asks “How can this happen on our...

Performance Works North West  
They, Themself and Schmerm (Frontier Series)

Part standup comedy special, part teen zine confessional, They, Themself and Schmerm is Becca Blackwell's disturbingly hilarious personal tale of identity,...

Artists Repertory Theatre  
Judy Collins

Judy Collins has thrilled audiences worldwide with her unique blend of interpretative folksongs and contemporary themes. Her impressive career has spanned...

Aladdin Theater  
Reveal All Fear Nothing: A Journey in Sex, Love, Porn and Feminism

Reveal All Fear Nothing: A Journey in Sex, Love, Porn and Feminism is a multi-media performance and experimental theater piece written and performed by...

Mister Theater, Studio #101  
The Dave King Trucking Co. / Blue Cranes

Hailing from the fertile scene of Portland, Oregon, the Blue Cranes create music that is as invigorating as it is disarming. Consider this band a brainier...

Mississippi Studios & Bar Bar  
Against Me!

Against Me! 8:30pm

Four years is a measurement of time that America has used for centuries to indicate change. Presidential terms last four years; high school diplomas and...

Wonder Ballroom  
TBA:17 Morgan Bassichis and Senior Energy | Protest Songs

Part of THEMSELVES curated by Kristan Kennedy West Coast Premiere: An evening of protest songs to soothe your despair and stoke your outrage, unless Morgan...

Winningstad Theatre  
TBA:17 EMA | Exile In The Outer Ring

Record release show: EMA (Erika M. Anderson) has been part of the West Coast noise and experimental music/performance scene for over 10 years. Originally...

PICA at Hancock  

Sunday, September 10

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